Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 05/20/2019 @ 9:06PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Boston Beer Company (The) (SAM)
Quote : 338.39  0.0 (0.00%) @ 9:00AM

Current Report Filing (8-k)

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 16, 2019

The Boston Beer Company, Inc.

 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Massachusetts

 

001-14092

 

04-3284048

(State or other jurisdiction

 

(Commission

 

(I.R.S. Employer

of incorporation)

 

File Number)

 

Identification No.)

 

 

 

 

 

One Design Center Place, Suite 850, Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

 

02210

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 368-5000

Not Applicable

Former name or former address, if changed since last report

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A Common Stock

 

SAM

 

NYSE

 

 


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

The Company held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 16, 2019, at which a quorum of over 75% of Class A Stockholders and 100% of Class B Stockholders was present and acting throughout. The proposals submitted by the Board of Directors to the Stockholders for action and the results of the voting on each proposal are indicated below.

 

Item 1 . The Class A Stockholders elected the following three (3) Class A Directors, each for a term of one (1) year ending at the completion of the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders in accordance with the Company’s By-Laws and until their respective successors are duly chosen and qualified:  Meghan V. Joyce received 6,582,044 votes for and 35,038 votes withheld; Michael Spillane received 6,097,422 votes for and 519,660 votes withheld; and Jean-Michel Valette received 5,488,591 votes for and 1,128,491 votes withheld.  There were no broker non-votes in connection with the election of the Class A Directors.

 

Item 2 . The Class A Stockholders considered, on an advisory basis, the following non-binding resolution relating to executive compensation:

 

“RESOLVED, that the compensation policies and procedures followed by the Company and the Compensation Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors and the level and mix of compensation paid to the Company’s Named Executive Officers, as disclosed pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the SEC, including the Compensation Discussion and Analysis, compensation tables, and narrative discussion resulting from such policies and procedures are hereby determined to be appropriate for the Company and accordingly approved.”

 

The results of the advisory vote are as follows: 2,922,719 votes for; 3,678,669 votes against; 15,694 abstentions; and no broker non-votes.

 

Item 3 . The Class B Stockholders elected the following four (4) Class B Directors, each for a term of one (1) year ending at the completion of the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders in accordance with the Company’s By-Laws and until their respective successors are duly chosen and qualified, and each by a unanimous vote of 2,817,983 votes for and 0 votes withheld: David A. Burwick, Cynthia A. Fisher, David P. Fialkow, and C. James Koch. There were no broker non-votes in connection with the election of the Class B Directors.

 

Item 4 . The Class B Stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending December 28, 2019 by a unanimous vote of 2,817,983 votes for; 0 votes against; and no abstentions or broker non-votes.

 

No other matters came before the meeting.

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

At a meeting held on May 16, 2019, the Board of Directors, acting on the recommendation of the Nominating/Governance Committee, appointed the following independent Directors to the respective committees of the Board:

 

Audit Committee : Jean-Michel Valette (Chair), Meghan Joyce, Michael Spillane

Compensation Committee : Michael Spillane (Chair), Meghan Joyce, Jean-Michel Valette

Nominating/Governance Committee : David Fialkow (Chair), Meghan Joyce, Michael Spillane, Jean-Michel Valette

 

The Board also re-appointed Jean-Michel Valette as its Lead Director, a position he has held since May 2013.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Boston Beer Company, Inc.

  

 

 

 

 

May 20, 2019

 

By:

 

/s/ David A. Burwick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name: David A. Burwick

 

 

 

 

Title: President & Chief Executive Officer

 

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